School Governance

In accordance with the Academies Financial Handbook there are requirements placed on academies to publish key information linked to Governance arrangements. This consists of:

• the structure and remit of the members, board of trustees, its committees and local governing bodies, and the full names of the chair of each
• for each member who has served at any point over the past 12 months, their full names, date of appointment, date they stepped down (where applicable), and relevant business and pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions
• for each trustee who has served at any point over the past 12 months, their full names, date of appointment, term of office, date they stepped down (where applicable), who appointed them, and relevant business and pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions
• For each local governor who has served at any point over the past 12 months, their full names, date of appointment, term of office, date they stepped down (where applicable), who appointed them (in accordance with the trust’s articles), and relevant business and pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions
• for each trustee their attendance records at board and committee meetings over the last academic year
• for each local governor their attendance records at local governing body meetings over the last academic year

If you wish to view this information, this can be located in the Trust Governance Statement below. 

Up to date Governance arrangements

Currently the roles and responsibilities formerly undertaken by Arnbrook’s local governance arrangements have been assumed by the Trust Board. This is a temporary arrangement whilst the Board strives to rebuild an effective local governance model at the school.

Click here to access key information regarding the Believe Academy Trust Board, including 2021-22 Business Interests.

If you wish to contact the Trust Board directly, please either:

Email: admin@believeacademytrust.net  
or write to : FAO Chair of Trustees, Believe Academy Trust, Southwark Primary School, Park Lane, Old Basford, Nottingham, NG6 0DT

Governance Statement 2021 2022
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